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October 21, 2017

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September 19, 2017

Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks, professor of management and organizations, was quoted in a story about how to cry at work — without losing respect.

CNN Money

September 19, 2017

"But even with all of its checks and balances on power and its protections for individual liberties, the Constitution means little on paper. It takes real people leading courageous challenges to make the promises of our founding document a reality," said Barbara McQuade, professor from practice at the Law School.

Detroit Free Press

September 18, 2017

Emily Somers, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and of environmental health sciences, says that lupus and the medications used to keep it in check can hamper a women's ability to have children: "Pregnancy among women with lupus can carry risks to both the mother and fetus, so pre-conception planning is incredibly important."

USA Today

September 18, 2017

"When hurricanes hit other countries, the U.S. sees a bump in new immigration. Strikingly, the biggest spikes in migration rates are from countries from which larger shares of their populace had previously migrated to the U.S.," wrote Dean Yang, professor of economics and public policy, and Parag Mahajan, doctoral student in economics and public policy.

The Conversation

September 18, 2017

David Cohen, professor of education and public policy, says that school superintendents are largely powerless to address things like residential segregation and fiscal inequality: "The problems in (urban schools) have been created by decades of government policies."

Michigan Radio

September 15, 2017

"The emotional reactions to cancer frequently prime patients to desire the most aggressive approach. Our results underscore that most surgeons today favor less aggressive approaches to surgery, and it's challenging for them to communicate with their patients that bigger is not better," said Steven Katz, professor of internal medicine and health management and policy.

Time

September 15, 2017

Deirdre Conroy, associate professor of psychiatry, says her research suggests that cannabis' effect on sleep may differ depending on whether you have depression or anxiety: "In order words, if you have depression, cannabis may help you sleep — but if you don't, cannabis may hurt."

Business Insider (Australia)

September 15, 2017

Aaron Kall, director of the U-M Debate Program, was quoted in a story about Ohio's Democratic gubernatorial candidates.

Cincinnati Enquirer

September 14, 2017

Yavuz Bozer, professor of industrial and operations engineering, was interviewed for a story about novel manufacturing methods being implemented by Japanese automaker Nissan that it hopes will produce innovations in leaps and bounds instead of steady incremental improvement.

The New York Times

September 14, 2017

Daniel Fisher, director of the Paleontology Museum and professor of earth and environmental sciences, and of ecology and evolutionary biology, discussed the recent discovery of mastodon bones in West Michigan.

Michigan Radio

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